Wei Dong
Born 1968 in Inner Mongolia, China. Lives and works in Beijing and New York. 

EDUCATION

1991  

B.F.A., Capital Normal University, Beijing, China


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Wei Dong: The Crossroads, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

2018
Crossroads: Works by Wei Dong, Feefan’s Art, Beijing

2016   
Observer, Klein Sun Gallery, New York

2015    
The Adventure of Ugliness: Wei Dong 1993-2015, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Crossroads: Wei Dong, Sotheby's S|2 Gallery, Hong Kong

2014    
Wei Dong: Paintings & Works on Paper, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie, Essen, Germany

2012    
A Nowhere Body: New Paintings by Wei Dong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

2009    
Game with a Fish, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York

2008    
Perfumed Paradise, Pao Galleries at Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
Wei Dong: East-West, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin

2007 
Wei Dong: Springtime, Stux Gallery, New York

2006
Wei Dong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

2005    
Wei Dong, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, Beijing

2004    
Wei Dong, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo

2003    
Wei Dong, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London

2002    
Deja Vu - Recent Works by Wei Dong, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong and New York

2000    
Paintings by Wei Dong, Orient Foundation, Macao

1999    
Wei Dong: River of Time, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

1998    
Wei Dong - The Age of Innocence, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong and Singapore

1995    
Wei Dong - Ancient Stage and Modern Players, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong and Singapore


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

New Ink Art in China 1978-2018, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing

2015
The Garden of Forking Paths - Tracks and Intersections of 15 Artists, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai

2014
New Tale of Gongbi Painting: 2014 Invitational Exhibition of New Gongbi Painting, Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Reform Art-System by Ancient Examples: Contemporary Elaborate-Style Painting Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Variation: Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Series II, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2013    
Hot Pot: A Taste of Contemporary Chinese Art, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont
Six People Contemporary Gongbi Ink Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2012    
The 1st Kiev International Biennale of Contemporary Art: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times - Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine
The Adventure of the Three Weary Loafers: Lu Peng, Wei Dong, Liang Changsheng, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2011    
Scenes from Within: Contemporary Art from China, Blackbridge Hall Gallery, Georgia College, Milledgeville, Georgia
Contemporary Chinese Ink on Paper, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York

2010    
Tradition and Transition: Recent Chinese Art from the Collection, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
At the Edge, Portsmouth Museum of Fine Art, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Eli Klein Fine Art Winter Show 2010, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York
Restoration - Contemporary Collotype Print Exhibition, New Millennium Gallery, Beijing

2009    
Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820-2009, National Academy Museum and School, New York
On Love? On War?: Prominent Contemporary Chinese Artists, Stux Gallery, New York
Landscape, Michael Goedhuis Contemporary Gallery, New York

2008    
Facing China: Works from the Fu Ruide Collection, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland; Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz, Austria; Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tonsberg, Norway; Kuopio Art Museum, Kupio, Finland; Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland; Ystads Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden
The Diane and Sandy Besser Collection: A Gift to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco de Young, San Francisco, California
Contemporary Print Exhibition, A-Space Art Center, Beijing

2007    
Made in China - Works from the Estella Collection, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Remixed & Revisited: New Visions on China, Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin

2006    
Chinese Relativity, Stux Gallery, New York
Chinese Relativity: Part 2 - A selection of Contemporary Chinese Painting and Photography, Stux Gallery, New York
Six Degrees of Separation, Stux Gallery, New York

2005    
New Jersey State Council on the Arts 2003 and 2004 Fellowship Exhibition, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Born in China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York

2004    
Young Artists from Korea, China, and Japan, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Jersey New, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey
Democracy Forever: Chinese Artists Perceptions of Global Politics, Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York
Corporate Corporeality: Chinese Artists Re-examining the Body in the Age of Global Capitalism, Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York

2003    
Re-presenting Representation, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York; Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, New York

2002   
Paris-Pekin Exhibition, Espace Cardin, Paris

2000    
The Art of the Twentieth Century, The Seventh Regiment Armory, New York

1999    
Innovation from China, Kunsthal Gent, Gent, Belgium
La Biennale d’Issy, The French Playing Card Museum, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

1998    
Three Weary Travel Loafers, Frederick R. Mayer Art Center, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire 
Reckoning with the Past: Contemporary Chinese Painting, Otago Museum, Dunedin; Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill, New Zealand
4696/1998: Contemporary Artists from China, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York; Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom: Chinese Art of the 1990s, Galleria Otso, Espoo, Finland 

1997
Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom: Chinese Art of the 1990s, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Reckoning with the Past: Contemporary Chinese Painting, Fundacao Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal

1996    
Reckoning with the Past: Contemporary Chinese Painting, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1995    
Contemporary Art from Beijing and Shanghai, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden

1994
Three Travel Weary Vagabonds, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
The Eighth National Exhibition of Fine Arts, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1992    
Beijing 1991, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
The Yellow River, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
National Art 1990s, Working People’s Cultural Palace, Beijing
The First National Traditional Painting Exhibition, Working People’s Cultural Palace, Beijing

1989    
Here We Come, Gallery of the Capital Normal University, Beijing


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Trammell Crow Museum, Dallas, Texas
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco de Young, San Francisco, California
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Okinawa Prefectural Museum, Okinawa, Japan
Fundacao Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal
Modern Chinese Art Foundation, Ghent, Belgium
The Miniature Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Burger Collection, Hong Kong
Rita and Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland
Fu Ruide Collection, Holland
Franks-Suss Collection, London, New York, and Hong Kong
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado